Scientific Name
Chasmanthe aethiopica (L.) N.E.Br.
Higher Classification
Antholyza aethiopica L., Antholyza aethiopica L. var. immarginata Thunb. ex Baker, Antholyza aethiopica L. var. ringens (Andrews) Baker, Antholyza aethiopica L. var. vittigera (Salisb.) Baker, Antholyza floribunda Salisb., Antholyza praealta in sense of J.W.Loudon in part, not of Redouté, not Roem. & Schult., nor Marloth (misapplied name), Antholyza ringens in sense of Andrews, not of L. (misapplied name), Antholyza vittigera Salisb., Chasmanthe peglerae N.E.Br., Chasmanthe vittigera (Salisb.) N.E.Br., Petamenes aethiopica (L.) E.Phillips, Petamenes peglerae (N.E.Br.) E.Phillips, Petamenes vittigera (Salisb.) E.Phillips
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
South African endemic
Provincial distribution
Eastern Cape, Western Cape
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Population trend
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Chasmanthe aethiopica (L.) N.E.Br.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Goldblatt, P. and Manning, J.C. 2000. Cape Plants: A conspectus of the Cape Flora of South Africa. Strelitzia 9. National Botanical Institute, Cape Town.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Chasmanthe aethiopica (L.) N.E.Br. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version . Accessed on 2024/07/18

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